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Can You Bust Common Myths about Oil Changes?

There can be a lot of "gray area" confusion around common car services--that's why a lot of body shops and quick-lube stops get bad reputations. Especially when it comes to oil change service.

For oil changes, the procedure and the cost can vary a lot by make, model, mileage, driving conditions, engine type, fuel type, and even the kind of commute that you drive. It's very rarely the cut-and-dry style of services like tire rotations or brake repair. But that makes it even more important for Arlington drivers to brush up on their oil change knowledge, and kick…

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Brush Up on DIY Car Cleaning Tips

If you're a parent, you know that there is one universal truth: If you have kids in your car--ever--your interior is going to get messy. Messes happen.

Fortunately, the fall season is the perfect time to tackle the mess and banish the clutter while the kids are in class. Whether your Toyota Prius or Camry needs a quick dusting, or your Toyota Highlander or Sienna is caked in the crumbs, stains, and sticky residue of a well-seized summer vacation, we've got DIY tips to help you get your car clean--and actually keep it that way.

Even with kids…

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The ABCs of Car Care

 

A – Always follow a preventative vehicle maintenance plan.

B – Be sure to have your car inspected when you suspect there is a problem.

C – Correct the problem to help avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down on the road.

Understanding the basics of car care before taking the wheel will help keep drivers safer on the road! Vandergriff Toyota wants every drive to remember the below preventative vehicle maintenance tips:

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Fall Car Care Tips from Vandergriff Toyota!

 

It's that time of year again. Summer is coming to an end, parents have sent their children back to school and although you may not live in a part of the country where the temperatures drop below 50 degrees, you may be traveling to a part of the country where they do! The start of Fall is the perfect time of year to prepare your vehicle for colder temperatures and traveling for the upcoming…

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Get Your Car Ready for Back-to-School at Vandergriff Toyota!

 

It seems like only yesterday we were cheering for the last days of the school year and the lazy summer days to come. Unfortunately, time flies when you are having fun and the back-to-school season has somehow arrived! We know you are busy checking school supply lists and shopping all the back-to-school sales for great deals on the trendy must-haves for your little ones, but have you considered what you need to do to get your vehicle ready for the daily commute? At Vandergriff Toyota, we want to help you mark that item off your list!

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Improve Your Fuel Economy, and Service Your Vehicle at Vandergriff Toyota!

We at Vandergriff Toyota know that fuel costs have been a major topic of conversation in our modern-day automotive world. We can all agree that saving money at the gas pump is something we all want! While planning and combining trips, parking in the shade and observing the speed limit can help lower your overall fuel bill, did you know that regular vehicle maintenance offers a tremendous savings?
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Vandergriff Toyota: Summer Car Care Tips

 

Summer is finally here, and you will want to ensure your vehicle is in tip-top shape for all your summer travel plans. It takes very little time and money to make sure your car runs properly during the summer months, and although breakdowns happen, you can help minimize them by taking a few extra preventive maintenance steps.

Change Your Oil

Regular oil changes can be one of the most significant ways to extend the life…

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Vandergriff Toyota: Rain Car Care

 

The saying is true "April showers bring May flowers," as we have seen several parts of the country receive significant amounts of rain this spring season. While we all know the damage large amounts of rain can do to our homes, have you stopped to think about what rain can do to your vehicle? If you've ever been on the road in the middle of a downpour, it can be a highly stressful situation, but you may also not realize that the rain you’re driving through could also be hurting your vehicle. How should you take care of…

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